Annapurna Eco Community Trek (offbeat alternative for Poonhill Trek)

Annapurna Eco Community Trek is an offbeat alternative trek to Poonhill Trek. The trekking trail in this route is less explored. This rarely visited tourist destination introduce you to typically local Nepal culture. Although this trek is not luxurious but you can explore pristine & unspoiled area of Annapurnas. The fantastic panoramic view of Annapurnas as well close up view of Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchre (Mt Fishttail) are very notable landmark during Annapurna Eco Community Trek.

Annapurna Eco Community Trek is lesser explored trekking route in Annapurna Region of Nepal. You will hardly encounter any other trekkers in the route. This trek mainly focuses on sustainable tourism and takes you for unique close up glimpse of village life. You are welcomed as a part of their own family. So, this is a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in rural village lifestyle while interacting with local people. Get engage in community projects.

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • 3 nights accommodation at Kathmandu with Breakfast
    • 2 nights accommodation at Pokhara with Breakfast
    • Full Board Meal throughout the trek. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
    • All basic accommodation during trek in Community Lodge or Family Homestays
    • All the private/reserve transfer to and from (destinations) mentioned in the program
    • Packed Lunch on the way Nangi to Mohare Hill
    • English speaking trekking guide
    • English speaking tour guide
    • Porter to carry 15kg luggage (1 porter 2 guests)
    • All the trekking permits and government documents
    • Medical kit
    • All governmental and local taxes etc…
    • Meals and other entry fees not mentioned in the program
    • Entry/Admission - Thamel
    • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
    • Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Stupa
    • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses (tips, souvenirs, laundry, hot shower etc) during trek is not included
    • Visa passport fee
    • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation
    • Additional expenses which are beyond Lets Trip Nepal Adventure

  • Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival

    Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    While entering the border of Nepal, you will be welcomed with plain Terai and everlasting green hills. The Himalayas at the horizon will be smiling over your arrival in Nepal. After clearing custom, you are welcomed by our representative and transfer to hotel as assigned.
    Duration: 10 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Shreesu

    Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Trek Preparation

    Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, 44621 Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Visit to the pious destination for every Hindu follower. Stroll around the temple area.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Visit to the biggest stupa of Nepal. Enjoy the peaceful ambiance and explore
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Swayambhunath Stupa, Swayambhu, BHAGANPAU 44600, Nepal
    Visit to the hilltop stupa in the valley. It is also known as The Monkey Temple.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    The ancient medieval wonders of Kathmandu valley. This was the central administration to run the Nepal during King Prithivi Narayan Shah - the one who unified all Nepal.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Shreesu

    Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara

    Pass By: Pokhara Airport, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
    Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara enjoying the natural mountainscape. Feel the beauty of nature.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Tuki Resort

    Day 4: Drive Pokhara to Galeshwor. Trek to Bas Kharka

    Pass By: Galeshwor Temple, Beni - Jomsom -Sadak, Beni 33200, Nepal
    We drive from Pokhara to Galeshwor where we have our lunch. Our trek continues to Bas Kharka.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner: Dinner is served in Community Hall
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Community Lodge

    Day 5: Trek Bas Kharka to Nangi

    Pass By: Dhaulagiri of Nepal, Nepal
    We trek from Bas Kharka to Nangi - the biggest Magar village during trip. We can see Mt Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri during trek.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Community Lodge

    Day 6: Trek Nangi to Mohare Danda

    Pass By: Dhaulagiri of Nepal, Nepal
    Trek Nangi to Mohare Danda. The beautiful destination which offers stunning view of Mt Machhapuchre (Mt Fishtail) and Mt Dhaulagiri

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner: Dinner is served in Community Hall
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Community Lodge

    Day 7: Trek Mohare Danda to Tikot

    Pass By: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
    We trek along the ridge from Mohare Danda to Tikot. Enjoy the beatiful scenery on the way.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Community Homestay

    Day 8: Trek Tikot to Tipling. Drive to Pokhara

    Pass By: Pokhara Airport, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
    Trek Tikot to Tipling. As the trekking journey comes to end, you can see Kaligandi River. Dive to Pokhara

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Tuki Resort.

    Day 9: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Pass By: Chandragiri Hills, Thankot, Kathmandu 44619 Nepal
    Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu retracing the same route. On the way, you can see Chandragiri hill where cable car station is built. Chandragiri is the best place to view Kathmandu valley and mountain ranges.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Shreesu

    Day 10: Departure

    Pass By: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Enjoy your final day at Kathmandu. Free till final departure. Transfer to airport 3 hours prior to the flight scheduled.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Mandala Street, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We arrange you private vehicle for the pickup and the drop service at the airport at the time of arrival and departure. Airports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • The accommodation at Kathmandu will be on BB basis and during the trek will be on basic community lodge or Community Homestay. The room will be on sharing basis. The washroom (toilet) during trek is Squat toilet and used as sharing one. Most of the place in trek don’t offer showering option too. Although Single Supplement will be provided on request, it will be difficult to get the single room with the increase in the elevation. During peak season, there will be problem of accommodation, we suggest you to carry own sleeping bags too.
    • Permits required during the Annapurna Eco Community Trek are; 1. ACAP permit 2. TIMS card
    • At Kathmandu, Breakfast will be served to the guest while Lunch and Dinner have to be managed by self. At the same time, it is the best chance to explore Nepali style food in Nepali Restaurants. Lunch & Breakfast can also be arranged on request. A welcome dinner will be served on behalf of Lets Trip Nepal Adventure Pvt. Ltd. The meal during the Annapurna Eco Community Trek will be simple and authentic Nepalese style. The breakfast and the dinner will be served at the lodge where you are staying overnight and the lunch will be served on the way. All the Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be included in the package during trek
    • The Annapurna Eco Community is moderate trek as you will be ascending and gaining elevation slowly while taking rest. It is not necessary your body condition should be in top notched but the trek will be easier and successful if you could walk 5-6 hours per day. But beware of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) while trekking, there is gain in altitude and your body has to be well acclimatized. To have the stabilized stamina, attitude and determination you can have a week long walking practice prior to your trek day. If you have any critical problems like heart diseases, blood cancer, lungs problem and other life threatening diseases please consult your doctor before trekking and take necessary measures. You have to inform any kind of such complication to Lets Trip Nepal Adventure Pvt. Ltd. as well.
    • The best time to visit Annapurna Eco Community Trek will be in Autumn (September – November) and Spring (March – May). This is the best time to explore the unexplored terrain as the climatic condition is favourable. The weather will warm, clean and sunny with incredible view of mountains and hills at the horizon. Sometimes you walk above the clouds at some places. The winter season (December – February) isn’t favourble for trekking. The summer/monsoon season (June – August) will favourable for those nature lover who wish to explore mountain vegetation and see some the wildings.
    • We try our 100% effort to make your trip smooth and unforgettable. We guaranteed you to give 100% service of your payment. However, due to some unavoidable circumstances like landslide, flood, snowfall, political unrest, flight cancellation, sickness or accident etc., the overall itinerary might get affected and we will not be responsible for such changes. The guests will have to bear any extra costing of self as well as the guide & the porters.
    • We have got wide range of packages for our valued guests. The package starts from the Kathmandu and end up to various well known destination of Nepal as well as restricted areas too.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-121685P4

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